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Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining liaison and cooperation with customers to promote the products and services of Magnum Materials

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Mon-Thurs: 8.30am-5.15pm Fri: 8.30am-3.45pm 1 hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 35.45

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Answer incoming telephone calls, deal with enquiries, quotations, sample requests and sales orders on the basis of a shared workload with the other sales office clerks
  • Produce invoices fro issue to customers on a daily basis via a computer system from information shown on despatch notes. Invoices should be issued no later than a day after goods have been despatched
  • Issue credit notes where necessary
  • Produce a weekly printout of outstanding orders as control and ensure all invoices have been produced against goods despatched
  • File consignment notes daily
  • Scan correspondence, invoices etc onto our Datafile system
  • Print labels on Thermal Machines where necessary
  • If requested, deal with customer invoice queries and process returned goods from customer complaints within a timely manner
  • Deal with incoming/outgoing post, including trips to Post Office if required
  • Complete ongoing training as required and requested by the Company
  • Assist other members of staff with any required departmental duties to satisfy customer enquiries or internal processes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication, written and organisational skills
  • Ability to problem-solve using existing procedures to perform straightforward tasks
  • Capable of performing basic mathematics
  • Ability to deal diplomatically with other departments and individuals
  • IT literate with knowledge of Word and Excel

Personal qualities

  • Reliable & punctual
  • Hardworking & keen to learn
  • Well mannered and confident
  • Clean and smart appearance

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 4 GCSE including Maths and English at grade 3 or above (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Continued employment is offered to the successful candidate after they complete their apprenticeship, as well as possible progression onto a Level 3 Apprenticeship

Things to consider

Location, Travel to work on time

About the employer

Magnum was founded in 1983 to bridge the gap between label printers and bulk manufacturers of Self Adhesive materials.  During this time we have diversified away from hotfoil and into digital print, tagging materials and inkjet labelling.  We are keen to keep pushing the boundaries of technology to offer the latest products in machinery and materials.  Our speciality is sourcing new products and finding creations solutions


Magnum Materials Ltd


Globe Lane Industrial Estate, Broadway


SK16 4UG

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Tameside College


Martin Donnelly 0161 908 6768

Functional Skills to Level 1 or 2 as determined by GCSE results in math and English at point of entry

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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